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Virginia alleges Allied Title Lending violated state laws, made illegal loans

Mark Iandolo Sep. 19, 2017, 4:45pm

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced a lawsuit Sept. 13 against open-end credit plan lender Allied Title Lending LLC, doing business as Allied Cash Advance, for allegations of making illegal loans.

After CashCall settlement, checks going to more than 9,600 Va. consumers

Mark Iandolo Sep. 11, 2017, 3:42pm

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Sept. 6 that his office will deliver checks averaging $982 to consumers victimized by CashCall Inc.’s alleged “rent-a-tribe” predatory lending scheme.

Virginia secures settlement with credit lender that allegedly violated Consumer Protection Act

Mark Iandolo Jul. 31, 2017, 2:38pm

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced July 25 that Alternative Finance Company, an open-end credit lender in Virginia Beach, will provide refunds and debt forgiveness to roughly 600 consumers after allegations of violating the Virginia statutes applicable to consumer finance companies and the Virginia Consumer Protection Act (VCPA).

Hobby Lobby settles Virginia case involving allegations of misleading advertising

Mark Iandolo Mar. 14, 2017, 8:48am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced March 6 that Hobby Lobby, an arts and crafts store, will pay $8,000 after allegations of violating the state’s Comparison Price Advertising Act and the Virginia Consumer Protection Act.

Virginia settles with door-to-door meat sales company, alleging violations of consumer protection laws

Mark Iandolo Mar. 14, 2017, 8:48am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced March 9 that Capital Meats Inc., a wholesale meat seller formerly based in Frederick County, has agreed to settle allegations of violating the Virginia Consumer Protection Act and the Virginia Home Solicitation Sales Act.

Virginia settles with Shockoe Bottom Automotive after alleged 'bait and switch' scheme

Mark Iandolo Mar. 14, 2017, 8:47am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced March 6 that Shockoe Bottom Automotive & Tires Inc., a company that sells tires and alignment services and is based in Richmond, will settle allegations of conducting a “bait and switch” business scheme.

CallCall to pay $15 million in settlement for charging high interest rates on loans

Mark Iandolo Feb. 8, 2017, 8:44am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Consumers in Virginia will receive $15.33 million in restitution and debt relief as part of a settlement with CashCall Inc. and its president and CEO Paul Reddam.

Southern Coal settles allegations of Clean Water Act violations, agrees to $900,000 penalty

Mark Iandolo Dec. 30, 2016, 10:14am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Dec. 16 that Southern Coal Corporation has agreed to settle with Virginia and other Appalachian states after allegations of systemically polluting waterways in violation of state and federal laws.

Virginia settles with fundraising company Donorworx over alleged VSOC Law violation

Mark Iandolo Dec. 6, 2016, 9:31am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) —Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Nov. 30 that Donorworx Inc., a professional fundraiser, will settle after allegations of violating the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions Law (VSOC Law).

MoneyKey will pay $4 million to resolve alleged violations of Virginia's consumer finance statutes

Mark Iandolo Dec. 22, 2015, 6:26pm

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – MoneyKey Inc. will pay $4 million to resolve alleged violations of Virginia’s consumer finance statutes, according to the state’s Attorney General Mark Herring.

Virginia will receive part of a $26.75 million settlement with Stericycle

Mark Iandolo Dec. 17, 2015, 10:10am

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced a $2 million settlement with Stericycle Inc. over allegations it overcharged government entities.